The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India
The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.
माटी की महिलाओं की नई राह (in Hindi)
यह एक समावेशी और जवाबदेह पर्यटन का उदाहरण है, जिसमें समुदाय और सैलानियों में संस्कृति का आदान-प्रदान होता है
Biodiversity takes center stage in Odisha’s silent valley
“BMC members were trained on their duties and responsibilities ... and they are now organizing community awareness programs”
Reviving Naulas, The Ancient Water Temples Of The Kumaon Himalayas
Naulas are fine examples of dry-masonry, stone architecture as well as the art and science of water purification
Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve braids nature with culture as tourism expands
" Biocultural knowledge is the secret of how communities have responded and adapted to climate change and globalisation"
An Anti-Forest Policy: Rhetoric or Sleight of Hand?
A government intent on “building on our rich cultural heritage” and “participatory”, would provide the adivasis rightful space for self-governance
Todas: The Naturalistic People
The values these people espouse are linked to the fact that their sacred homeland is now at the heart of India’s very first biosphere reserve.
With Sickle and Stick They Saved a Forest
A story of transformation of village women into an unwavering collective which can stand for its rights and for values they cherish.
Where blackbuck are dearer than sons
Some villagers think the animals increase productivity by grazing on their crops.